Entries by Ashley Gray

5 Health & Safety Top Tips for Your Business

In February 2016, sentencing powers, for the non-compliance of Health & Safety legislation, within the Scottish court system became tougher. This was designed to bring the penalties more in line with those available in England and Wales, and since February 2016 the fines handed down from Scottish courts to businesses has ranged from anywhere between […]

Construction Companies Affected by New Health and Safety Legislation

Construction companies have definitely had to swallow a bitter pill when it comes to changes in health and safety legislation if they have been non-compliant.  There were revisions made in February and there have been heavy consequences for companies that don’t comply.  It is said to be the largest overhaul of legislation of this nature […]

What Does Brexit Mean for Health and Safety?

The whole of the UK is still reeling from the result of the EU referendum, and although many questions have been asked, one of them is “Could this mean changes to legislation?” The concern with health and safety legislation is that although held by the UK, the policies are a mix of that implemented by […]

Paediatric First Aid can save lives

We were extremely saddened to learn of the three year old French girl whom tragically died from choking on a toy contained within a Kinder Surprise chocolate egg. We cannot think of a clearer example which stresses the importance of being trained to provide effective Paediatric First Aid to children and infants. Aside from the ‘perfect […]

Health and Safety in the New Year… and other stuff.

So, most of us will have been back at work for around a week now, and Christmas – or more specifically the time off – seems like a distant memory of a previous life. The only tangible thing to remind us, seems to be the few extra pounds of ‘holiday weight’ we’ve seem to put […]

‘Seasons Greetings’ from First Pass Training Ltd.

Well, we’re nearly at the end of another year, and what a quick year 2015 has been. Since launching our training centre at Hamilton in May, we’ve met hundreds of interesting delegates and clients. Plenty of people have filed through our doors and successfully completed their First Aid training. We’ve taken pleasure in knowing that, […]

Come and meet us at New Start Exhibition!

FIRST PASS Training will be among the exhibitors at this year’s ‘New Start Exhibition’ in Glasgow’s SECC between Thursday 12th November & Friday 13th November. Doors open at 10am and close at 4pm. This exhibition can provide invaluable information to anyone looking to start a business or expand one, and there will be seminars and […]